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Australian born, Bruce has a passion for storytelling, imagery and music. He kicked off his career at Channel 7 in Sydney as a Technical Director and since then he has parlayed his skills into creative post and production. He has edited a broad range of content, including music videos, TV shows, concerts, promos, documentaries and TV commercials. Noteworthy projects include the MTV "Buzz" TV series, video albums for Duran Duran and Enigma, the AIDS awareness documentaries "Red Hot & Dance" and "Red Hot & Cool," concerts for the likes of U2 and David Bowie. He also edited the Grammy nominated film for Bruce Springsteen's "Devils & Dust" and a multi-media piece for Hugh Jackman's "Back on Broadway" show. He recently co-edited the dramatic feature length film "Hitting the Apex" directed by Mark Neal, produced and narrated by Brad Pitt.

Music video credits include Iggy Pop, Pearl Jam "Jeremy," (MTV Best Video), Santana, INXS (Best Video), Bob Dylan, Lush, Jesus and Mary Chain, Love and Rockets, Madonna, and Los Lobos "Kiko," (Best Breakthrough Video). Videos he recently crafted are The Girls' "Lust for Life" director's cut and the Oscar-winning track "Weary Kind" for the film "Crazy Heart" and most recently the video for ex My Chemical Romance artist Frank Ireo "Joyriding". A believer that diversity hones one's expertise Bruce has also directed various spots and music videos.

Commercial projects include spots for Guinness (Clio), Clinique (Clio), Elizabeth Arden, the NBA (One Show Pencil), Foster's Beer (One Show Pencil), AT&T, Miller Breweries, Verizon, Astra Zeneca, Abbvie, Kohls, Colgate, Avon, and Tiffany & Co.

Bruce has worked with, been inspired by, and influenced by the likes of Russell Mulchay, Mark Pellington, Howard Greenhalgh, Steve Hiett, Arthur Elgort, Morten Sandtroen, Tim Pope, Matthew Ralston, Ellen von Unwerth, Marcus Raboy, Peter Lindberg, Danny Clinch, and Russell James.

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